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Friday, August 23, 2013
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Chantel Jennings
Ben Affleck as Batman? I have my reservations. I mean, c’mon,
Ohio State DB
Najee Murray has left the Buckeyes
and is free to transfer. Buckeyes strength coach
Mickey Marotti preaches more than just strength
through weights. Rusty Miller broke down
Ohio State football by the numbers
, including the difference between the heaviest and the lightest Buckeyes. Alabama’s Nick Saban and Ohio State’s Urban Meyer have
set the standard for college coaches
, writes Paul Myerberg.
Michigan alum Tom Brady stopped by to
give the Wolverines a pep talk
on Thursday. Brady also made sure to
snap a photo with current QB Devin Gardner
. Brady Hoke is going to
shake things up on offense this season
, writes Greg Couch. True freshman QB
Shane Morris has won the backup job
behind Devin Gardner.
On Monday, Dantonio will announce
the Spartans’ starting QB
. MSU has a
secret weapon in football recruiting
-- its basketball coach, Tom Izzo.
Dantonio and the Spartans are at a crossroads
in 2013, writes Pat Caputo.
stadium addition will push total capacity
A season preview
from the Chicago Tribune.
Before there was Johnny Football there was T-Magic
, writes Matt Hinton.
Northwestern will wear
white helmets for its season opener
against Cal. A quick look at
the Wildcats’ special teams
Bill O’Brien singles out
five Penn State freshmen who could contribute
this year. But there's
still no QB starter
for the Nittany Lions.
Darrell Hazel has
Purdue players going through a 533-page players manual
Five keys to the season
as Hazell attempts to turn the program around.
hopes to end the three-man QB race
Clayton Fejedelem is quite the acrobat
. Memorial Stadium
adds bigger video boards for 2013
questions for the Illinois football
team are abundant, writes Loren Tate.
The Maryland natives on Iowa’s team
look forward to a chance to play in their home state
at some point.
Jim Delany visits Iowa City
, talks Ferentz, expansion and more.
bold predictions for this year’s Gophers team
webseries “Brick by Brick”
is up on YouTube now.
Episode four of
the Badgers' preseason series “The Camp”
is now available on YouTube. Wisconsin
reveals a new red helmet
. Get to know
the Badgers' new starters for 2013
open letter from a former Michigan player to Urban Meyer
(but, applicable to any coach) about the circle drill and head injuries.
Forbes.com ranked the
top average ticket prices for home games
for college programs across the country and Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa and Penn State all made the top 25.
Some different Big Ten previews: from
The Indianapolis Star
and the Las Vegas Sun’s